Software Developer in Test

Santa Monica, CA (or Remote) /
Engineering /
Who we are looking for
Promenade (formerly known as BloomNation) is rapidly growing and looking for a Software Developer in Test (SDET) to join our Engineering team. You’ll be part of a new team that’s focused on building and scaling automated tests at the UI and API for multiple parts of our application across multiple business lines. Our goal is to help the engineering team build effective and reliable tests wherever we can. 

In this role, you’ll help increase test coverage at the UI and API levels within existing test frameworks and build a master set of tests we can clone to other businesses. You’ll be tasked with learning how our applications work now through exploratory testing, identifying additional features to automate based on risk and priority, communicating those ideas to other stakeholders and then coding the tests. You’ll help code review the work of others, get tests into a CI pipeline and keep an eye out for improving our whole process. 

You will excel if you have...
3+ years of experience writing code for test development in JavaScript
3+ years of experience automating tests at the UI and API
Strong skills in exploratory testing (you can write tests without following a script)
Well-honed technical problem solving, analytical skills and critical thinking skills
Ability to prioritize what is most important and execute without much guidance
Ability to apply good test design principles to the task at hand
Strong spoken and written communication skills

Specifically, you will…
Write tests in JavaScript using a number of our existing frameworks based on WebDriverIO, CypressIO, Newman, Postman, SuperTest, MochaJS, etc. 
Determine where those tests should be performed and then add appropriately to CI, including setting up and deploying containers as necessary
Work with Product Managers and Engineers (including other testers) to plan out work, get buy in and build out tests.

What’s in it for you...
Competitive salary
Equity/Stock options in a rapidly growing company
Good Medical/Dental/Vision coverage
Company provided gear & swag (MacBook Pro, t-shirt, etc.)
Ability to mold your career and make an immediate impact
Ability to grow yourself
Work in a fast-paced, fun environment with an eclectic group of people from all over the worldRemote working environment
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    • 3+ years of experience writing code for test development in JavaScript
    • 3+ years of experience automating tests at the UI and API
    • Strong skills in exploratory testing (you can write tests without following a script)
More about us - Promenade
Promenade is a mission-driven company empowering local businesses with products and services that allow them to thrive online and offline. We build vertically-focused software catered to each industry we serve, leveling the playing field between the small business and large aggregators. Promenade was originally founded in 2011 as BloomNation, the nation’s premier network for local florists, disrupting the multi-billion dollar floral industry. After helping thousands of local florists across the country, we doubled down on our mission and began helping more small businesses who carried the same challenges of acquiring and retaining their own customers. Today, Promenade creates software for four industries - Floral (BloomNation), Food (Dig-in), Beverage (Swigg), and Breweries (Bevv). The company is based in Santa Monica, CA.
Additional highlights…
Backed by premier industry investors such as Andreessen Horowitz (AirBnB, Box, Facebook, Lyft, Twitter, etc.), Spark Capital (Tumblr, Upworthy, Warby Parker, etc.), and Crunch Fund (Square, Uber, etc.)

Named one of Entrepreneur’s “5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch”

Located one block away from the beach on the world-famous 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica
Why join Promenade?
If you want a front-row seat in seeing a company disrupt a massive industry and you love the idea of helping hardworking business owners that serve our local communities and neighborhoods, this is your place. At Promenade, everyone has a voice to create change and move the needle. No hierarchy, no bureaucracy, no politics...just real people working on solving real problems.